Michael Hastings

1980 - 2013

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Michael Mahon Hastings (January 28, 1980 – June 18, 2013) was an American journalist, author, contributing editor to Rolling Stone and reporter for BuzzFeed. He was raised in New York, Canada, and Vermont, and he attended New York University. Hastings rose to prominence with his coverage of the Iraq War for Newsweek in the 2000s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Hastings has received more than 23,819 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Michael Hastings is the 5,763rd most popular writer (down from 4,860th in 2019), the 15,252nd most popular biography from United States (down from 11,857th in 2019) and the 987th most popular American Writer.

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  • 40.56

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Michael Hastings ranks 5,763 out of 5,794. Before him are Philippa Boyens, Amanda Beard, Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Sally Rooney, and Rebekah Brooks. After him are Ben Goldacre, Lauren Beukes, Geoffrey S. Fletcher, Fatima Bhutto, Hamish Bond, and Maajid Nawaz.

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Among people born in 1980, Michael Hastings ranks 1,015Before him are Shintaro Harada, Kentaro Suzuki, Hitoshi Matsushima, Shinya Tomita, Jun Kokubo, and Viktor. After him are Keisuke Mori, Arata Sugiyama, Hideomi Yamamoto, Jamario Moon, Reggie Evans, and Brooke Bennett. Among people deceased in 2013, Michael Hastings ranks 444Before him are Mindy McCready, Andrew Simpson, Jiah Khan, Rod Grams, Todd Bennett, and Burry Stander. After him are Igor Kurnosov and Islam Bibi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Hastings ranks 15,252 out of 15,968. Before him are Megan Ellison (1986), Bea Miller (1999), Rajeev Ram (1984), Clint Mathis (1976), Gia Coppola (1987), and Kosta Koufos (1989). After him are ASAP Ferg (1988), Talitha Bateman (2001), James Charles (1999), Jordan Romero (1996), Bimbo Coles (1968), and Seth Wescott (1976).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Michael Hastings ranks 987Before him are David J. Peterson (1981), Roxane Gay (1974), Jon Fisher (1972), Amanda Beard (1981), Stephen Thomas Erlewine (1973), and Tarell Alvin McCraney (1980). After him are Geoffrey S. Fletcher (1970), Meghan McCain (1984), Janet Mock (1983), Catherynne M. Valente (1979), and Emily Temple-Wood (1994).

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